Affton News

Salsa contest benefits Cardinals Care

Local senior living communities are hosting a salsa tasting competition Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Seven Holy Founders Church to raise money for Cardinals Care. The salsa tasting competition, which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Seven Holy Founders Church, 6737 S. Rock Hill Road, benefits Cardinals Care, the foundation of the St.

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Freeholders include just one South County representative; council pushing back

Pictured above: Then-council chairman Sam Page during a committee meeting last summer. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Forand excited for ‘honor’ of representing South County By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Members of the St. Louis County Council are pushing back against County Executive Sam Page’s nine selections for the city-county Board of Freeholders because, among

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Affton School District lowers its tax rate even more

The Affton Board of Education rolled back the property tax rate for taxpayers in the Affton School District even more this year. The school board unanimously approved the 2019 blended tax rate of $4.9191 Sept. 24. This includes a voluntary tax rollback of 35 cents the board chose to take in 2017, as well as

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Bayless expansion takes a step forward

Pictured above: A rendering of the middle school expansion. Image courtesy of Bayless Schools. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Plans for the expansion of Bayless Junior High are underway, with Bayless School District taking the first steps toward construction with St. Louis County officials. In order to expand the junior high, Bayless has to

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